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Garlic prices too high? Plant your own!

If you’ve been paying attention, you might have noticed that the past few months have seen record-high prices of immune boosting foods such as...

Future Farmers: Global internships on ice due to Covid

The future of a proudly South African initiative to give young farmers international experience, hangs in the balance due to travel restrictions in the...

Food prices: ‘No rest for poor mothers’

“There is no rest. There is no peace. We must hustle,” said an Umlazi woman who participated in a six-month research study on the...

To dump or not to dump? Tough choice for wine industry

While the ban on alcohol sales persists wine producers and growers are scrambling to avoid the possibility of dumping 250 million litres of uncontracted...

Craft beer is dead, and government killed it

Large amounts of bad debt, failed loan repayments, depleted savings accounts and threats from landlords is the grim reality faced by more than half...

Covid-19: ‘I forgive you. I love you. Goodbye’

Despite being a deeply divided nation, South Africans are united in their grief for those who have lost the battle against Covid-19. Recently, the...

Ginger now sold for up to R400 a kilo

The surge in Covid-19 cases and related deaths over the holiday season has caused an extraordinary demand for ginger, causing the price of the...

Covid-19: Flower industry ‘drowning in funeral requests’

South Africa might be home to one of Earth's richest flower kingdoms, but as Covid-19's second wave washes over the country, its pressurised flower...

Karaan: ‘Best minister of agriculture we never had’

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has paid respects to the agricultural economist Prof. Abdus Salam Mohammad Karaan, who...

Restaurateur: ‘I see the panic on my workers’ faces’

While president Cyril Ramaphosa has again, last night, extended an olive branch to restaurants in the latest Covid-19 restrictions, restaurateurs remain anxious about their...

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African horse sickness strikes Western Cape farm

After five suspected cases of African horse sickness (AHS) were detected on a Cederberg farm, the Western Cape government has taken emergency steps to...

Drop it like it’s hot: Pleasant autumn weekend awaits

If you don’t have weekend plans, you should perhaps find at least one good reason to spend some time outdoors. Another pleasant autumn weekend...

Container shortage threatens SA’s bumper fruit harvests

The citrus industry continues to scramble to secure enough mobile refrigerated shipping containers, known as reefer containers, in order to meet this year’s citrus...

Farmers and workers: How to register for Covid-19 vaccine

Farmers and farmworkers who are 60 years and older can now register to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. This, after government officially opened online registrations...

Avian influenza: Botswana bans Mzansi poultry imports

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) is yet to comment on the decision of Botswana to ban poultry products from Mzansi after an outbreak...